Are you washing your hands the right way? Effective handwashing takes more than soap and water.

We’ve written in the past about cold stress and how to spot it. But cold weather and rain also increase the chance of getting sick. Handwashing is one of the easiest ways to stop the spread of germs. Can you spot the best handwashing technique from the list below?

  • “The Rinse and Run” – Quick rinse, no soap, towel dry
  • “You Missed a Spot” – Quick rinse, quick soap and scrub, rinse again, towel dry
  • “Happy Birthday to Me” – Rinse with warm water, soap and scrub for 20 seconds, rinse, towel dry

Your Hands are Dirtier Than You Think

Watch our video to view these techniques and to see if your handwashing habits are keeping you healthy.